The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury - - 13.48%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Qualifications Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 29.03% 20.73% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 34
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

MCTS
Salary Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Banbury region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Banbury

MCTS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft